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Remembering prolific Chicago artist

Remembering prolific Chicago artist

April Lane, Assistant Online Editor

March 2, 2018

Filed under Art, Arts/Life

A crowd of nearly 20 members of the public gathered in the Drawing Room Library of the Chicago Athletic Association Hotel this week to sit in on a conversation about the art, life and legacy of Chicago-based artist Barbara Jones-Hogu. On Sunday, Feb. 25, as part of a Storytelling Series in collabor...

African-American history spotlight: Ida B. Wells

African-American history spotlight: Ida B. Wells

Alicya Dennison

February 27, 2015

Filed under Nation & World

Born July 16, 1862 in Holly Springs, Mississippi, Ida B. Wells-Barnett was the product of two slaves, though she eluded enslavement by way of President Abraham Lincoln ratifying the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863. She was the eldest of seven — though some sources say eight. Read More »...

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